Experience: I’m a full-time cat sitter

Experience: I’m a full-time cat sitter

I was living in a 15-person hostel dorm in early 2017 when I decided to start cat sitting. To date I’ve stayed in 25 houses, looked after 30 cats and saved about £10,000 that would have gone on rent.

Dog owners at risk of serious hand injuries caused by collars and leads, surgeons warn

Dog owners at risk of serious hand injuries caused by collars and leads, surgeons warn

Incorrect usage of leads and collars is contributing to “many serious injuries” amongst pet owners, according to the British Society for the Surgery of the Hand (BSSH).

The BEST city for dogs to live in England - Study REVEALS

The BEST city for dogs to live in England - Study REVEALS

Research has found the best place for dogs to live in England (Image: EXPRESS)The inaugural BARK (Best Places of Residence for K9s) study created by pet wellbeing experts ranked the nations 25 largest cities based on environmental and social factors that affect a dog’s life.

New Study Supports a Special Bond between Dogs and Mothers

New Study Supports a Special Bond between Dogs and Mothers

Feltman reports that the study showed “a common network of brain regions involved in emotion, reward, affiliation, visual processing and social cognition” when mothers viewed images of their own children and dogs. "Patterns of Brain Activation When Mothers View Their Own Child and Dog: An FMRI Study."

Dog weepie movies – ranked!

Dog weepie movies – ranked!

The money scene for sad-dog-film completists is the one where an ageing, arthritis-suffering Skip (played by Frasier’s Eddie) tries to climb on to a bed, and fails.

Dogs at polling stations are here to warm the hearts of Brexit-tired Brits

Dogs at polling stations are here to warm the hearts of Brexit-tired Brits

Just look at them (Picture: Alamy Live News/ PA)Let’s be honest, everyone’s favourite part of elections is seeing dogs at polling stations. Brits are taking their four-legged friends to vote in the European Parliament elections at polling stations across the UK today.

Dog gone: healthy pet put down in Virginia so it can be buried with owner

Dog gone: healthy pet put down in Virginia so it can be buried with owner

The unusual death of a woman’s dog in Virginia has sparked outcry and a debate over whether it is ok to kill a healthy pet and bury it with its owner according to their dying wish.

Woman thought she'd been hacked after missing Facebook posts, but it was her dog

Woman thought she'd been hacked after missing Facebook posts, but it was her dog

Linda believed she’d been hacked (Picture: Kennedy News)A pensioner is feeling pretty embarrassed after reporting ‘hackers’ for deleting hundreds of her Facebook posts – only to find out it was actually her dog, who had sat on her phone.

Podgy pug who loves leftovers will compete to lose weight

Podgy pug who loves leftovers will compete to lose weight

Percy gained weight thanks to a passion for chicken and leftover dinners (Picture: PDSA/PA)The three-year-old dog needs to lose eight pounds to reach his ideal weight, and will do so with the help of his owner Chloe Morrison and guidance on a diet and exercise plan from the Pet Fit Club.

You can now go bowling with dogs at All Star Lanes

You can now go bowling with dogs at All Star Lanes

There are three activities to choose from: doggy bowling, bottomless brunching with your pooch or speed dating with other dog owners. The event will be held at the White City location, and includes two hours of bottomless Pawsecco for your pooch, as well as mimosas and craft beer for humans.

Photographer takes stunning portraits of black cats and dogs to find them homes

Photographer takes stunning portraits of black cats and dogs to find them homes

Animals with black fur are less likely to be adopted from shelters, for muddled reasons including superstitions and people thinking it’s tricky to photograph cats and dogs with darker coats.

Abandoned and Abused, a Puppy is Saved by a Heroic Pit Bull

Abandoned and Abused, a Puppy is Saved by a Heroic Pit Bull

A heroic pit bull-type dog recently rescued an abused and abandoned puppy in Gresham, Oregon, reported Life With Dogs. KATU news interviewed the man whose pit bull-type dog, Goofy, found the cold and lonely pup.

UK’s ‘unluckiest dog’ finally finds a home after five years at a shelter

UK’s ‘unluckiest dog’ finally finds a home after five years at a shelter

(Picture: EDCH /SWNS.COM)The UK’s ‘unluckiest’ dog has found a new home – after five years at an animal shelter. (Picture: EDCH /SWNS.COM)And now staff, who dubbed Star the UK’s unluckiest dog, said he has found a home with Graeme Webb, a professional photographer from Hawick, Scottish Borders.

Dog WARNING: Deadly lungworm spreading through UK

Dog WARNING: Deadly lungworm spreading through UK

It took several months for Coco to get back to full active health (Image: Vets4Pets)“Coco’s case just goes to show how easy it can be for dogs to contract the lungworm parasite and how important preventative treatments are,” Stephen continues.

US cinema allows dogs and has bottomless wine and whiskey

US cinema allows dogs and has bottomless wine and whiskey

It’s a great way for the dogs to get out of the heat (Picture: @K9Cinemas / Instagram) K9 owner Eric says its the first of its kind in the world (Picture: @K9Cinemas / Instagram)There aren’t plenty of rules, but you do need to make sure you clean up after your dog (you should really be doing this anyway), and bring in their papers so you can confirm they’re up-to-date with vaccinations.

Boy, 7, bursts into tears after being given puppy by grandparents

Boy, 7, bursts into tears after being given puppy by grandparents

Jensen, seven, was emotional meeting the puppy (Picture: Rebecca Sparkle Browne) He made sure to thank his Nana (Picture: Rebecca Sparkle Browne)In a video uploaded to Rebecca’s social media, Jensen can be seen coming home in his school uniform with his mum.

Understanding separation anxiety

Understanding separation anxiety

Over pampering by pet parents such as letting the pup follow them everywhere, all the time in the house – even in the bathroom. The Reason Doctors No Longer Prescribe Diabetes Meds (Watch).

Marjory Stoneman Douglas honors its therapy dogs with yearbook photos

Marjory Stoneman Douglas honors its therapy dogs with yearbook photos

There are 14 friendly new faces in Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School 's yearbook: the beloved therapy dogs who have helped students cope following last year's tragic shooting.

Puppy School review – cute, but less jeopardy than a Bake Off highlights reel

Puppy School review – cute, but less jeopardy than a Bake Off highlights reel

For four programmes they needed 12 dogs with owners who would still be reliably useless at puppy training at the three-month mark. By the end of training all three puppies have made some progress (for Athena it’s mostly in the weight department; she’s put on another two stone) and their owners have been on a journey.

Did You Lose Your Pet? There's an App for That!

Did You Lose Your Pet? There's an App for That!

While having up-to-date identification tags and microchips are key advances, technology is offering a new approach—a facial recognition app to help recover lost pets. This free app aims to recover lost pets, it’s called Finding Rover.

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